Hoover Elementary School

Kids Take the (Virtual) Stage

March 23 – April 22, 2021
Start Time 4 p.m.
RSVP By March 15, 2021
Location Virtual
Event For Grades K-6
Cost $50-$60
Organization Bell Tower Theater
Contact Miki Robinson
Phone (563) 588-3377
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Additional Information
Kids from Kindergarten through 6th grades can learn and play with the Bell Tower Theater on-line. Due to COVID restrictions the Bell Tower Theater still cannot hold classes in person in the theater, but these unique online classes give kids a chance to get their creative juices flowing.

StoryWalk® at the Bee Branch Creek Greenway

April 29 – May 2, 2021
Start Time 3 p.m.
Location Bee Branch Creek Greenway, E. 22nd St. Dubuque
Event For Grades K-3
Cost Free
Organization ISU Extension & Outreach
Contact Leah Imoehl
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Dubuque County 4-H is excited to celebrate reading with families with a StoryWalk® featuring "A Place To Grow" by Stephanie Bloom at the Bee Branch Creek Greenway in Dubuque. To kick-off the StoryWalk®, Dubuque County 4-H will provide a free event for families on Thursday from 3-5 p.m.

MOPS Dubuque (Mothers Of Preschoolers)

September 8 – May 5, 2021
Location Hope Church; 11893 John F. Kennedy Road, Dubuque
Event For Mothers with children 0-6 years old
Cost $50 membership fee (scholarships available) and first meeting is FREE to come check out before registering.
Organization Hope Church
Contact Laurie Weinschenk
Phone (563) 556-7724
Additional Information
Bi-Weekly meetings including engaging speakers, crafts, mentorship and mostly a chance to connect with other moms. There are three meeting opportunities for MOPS (in person & virtual options - see website); childcare is available during in person meetings through the Hope Church childcare program.

Free Assistive Technology Consultations For Families

January 22 – May 6, 2021
Location Iowa Reading Research Center 340 Blank Honors Center Iowa City, IA 52242 (Or Online)
Event For Grades K-12
Cost Free
Organization Iowa Reading Research Center
Contact Karah Kluck
Phone (319) 384-2268
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Additional Information
We provide free virtual and in-person assistive technology consultation appointments for Iowa families. During the appointment we will be show different devices, apps, and Chromebook extensions aimed at helping children with their reading and writing tasks. Request an appointment today!

4th/5th Grade After School Sports – Track & Field

April 12 – May 10, 2021
Start Time Practices begin immediately after school dismissal
RSVP By April 1, 2021
Location Elementary Schools
Event For Grades 4-5
Cost $24 or free (Income Guidelines listed on back of registration form)
Organization City of Dubuque Leisure Services Dept.
Contact Brian Feldott
Phone (563) 589-4316
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Additional Information
This program will meet for 90 minutes (following school dismissal), placing an emphasis on learning track fundamentals, team concepts, sportsmanship, participation, improved health & fitness, and FUN! Practices begin the week of April 12 and end with a City-wide track meet on May 10.

Dubuque Soccer Club – Developmental

April 10 – May 15, 2021
Start Time 8:30 a.m.
RSVP By March 19, 2021
Location Dubuque Soccer Complex
Event For Ages PreK-9
Cost $70
Organization Dubuque Soccer Club
Contact Jason Berna
Phone (563) 580-6363
Additional Information
Our Developmental Program is for players ages 3 to 9 that love the sport of soccer. It is a non-competitive, fun, and inclusive environment intended as an introduction to soccer through short-side focusing on individual player developmental.

Ice Skating Classes

April 27 – June 8, 2021
Start Time 6:30p.m.-7:00p.m.
RSVP By April 25, 2021
Location Mystique Community Ice Center
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $80.00
Organization Theisen's Learn to Skate
Contact Rebecca Menzynski
Phone (563) 275-6576
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Additional Information
Come keep your skating skills sharp and glide into spring with us at the Mystique Ice Center. All skaters ages 3 and up are welcome to register for learn to skate group class instruction. All skaters participating in spring session are eligible to register for our annual spring ice show.

Dubuque Bulldogs Lacrosse Registration Open!

February 1 – June 20, 2021
Location Dubuque, IA
Event For Ages 8-18
Cost $125 plus US Lacrosse membership
Organization Dubuque Bulldogs Lacrosse Club
Contact Eric Reeves
Phone (563) 581-1735
Additional Information
Join us for the fun, fast paced game of lacrosse! We offer a developmental U10 program, and competitive U14 and high school teams. Practices start in Mar/Apr as weather permits and season ends Mid-June. Come check us out and fall in love with the sport!

Mentor Dubuque

February 23 – June 30, 2021
Location Dubuque
Event For Grades K-8
Cost Free
Organization Mentor Dubuqe
Contact Annabelle Steffen
Phone (563) 845-0768
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Additional Information
Mentor Dubuque is looking for girls who would like to be matched with a mentor. Mentoring is hanging out with a positive role model and doing fun activities like bowling, crafts, eating ice cream, and much more!

Join Dubuque County 4-H!

February 1 – June 30, 2021
Location Dubuque County
Event For Grades 4-12
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque County 4-H
Contact Sarah Ludwig
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
The purpose of the flyer is to promote Dubuque County 4-H! 4-H is for all youth in Dubuque County, grades 4th-12th. K-3rd graders can join 4-H through our Clover Kids program. 4-H is great way for youth to get involved in the community, gain skills they will use throughout their lives, and have fun!

International Student Exchange

April 29 – June 30, 2022
Location n/a
Event For All Ages
Organization AFS Greater Illinois
Contact Robbin Lang
Phone (630) 345-4320
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Additional Information
Host an International Exchange Student.

Schools Out Summer Day Camps

June 10 – July 15, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $20
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah Imoehl
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Dubuque County 4-H is offering in person educational summer camps for all youth! We will be shooting off rockets, creating sea animals, making slime, and observing chemical reactions!

UD for Kids 2021

June 21 – July 16, 2021
Start Time 12:30-4:00 p.m., M-F
RSVP By April 10, 2021
Location University of Dubuque
Event For Grades 1-7
Cost $125.00/week
Organization University of Dubuque
Contact Peggy Driscoll
Phone (563) 542-1455
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Additional Information
UD for Kids is an enrichment opportunity for students in grades 1-7. Students will build reading and math skills while taking courses in the areas of science, math, engineering, visual and performing arts, aviation, and culinary arts.

Summer Camp at Camp Wyoming (Eastern Iowa)

June 20 – July 30, 2021
Location Wyoming, IA
Event For Grades K-12
Organization Camp Wyoming
Contact Stacie Hoppman
Phone (563) 488-3893
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Additional Information
Camp Wyoming is a Christian summer camp located in Eastern Iowa, just one hour from Dubuque. We have camp programs for kids in grades K-12. This is the perfect opportunity to get your kids away from their phones and active this summer.

Loras Basketball Skills Camp

August 9 – August 12, 2021
Start Time 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Location Loras College AWC
Event For Ages 4-14
Cost $129 Per Camper
Organization Loras College Men's Basketball
Contact Chris Martin
Phone (563) 588-7738
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Additional Information
SEPARATE SKILL DEVELOPMENT GROUPS PROFESSIONAL STAFF OF CERTIFIED TEACHERS COMPETITION & AWARDS EVERY DAY! FREE CAMP T-SHIRT & BASKETBALL

Loras Basketball Skills Camp

August 9 – August 12, 2021
Start Time 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Location Loras College AWC
Event For Boys, Grades Pre-K-8; Girls, Grades Pre-K-2
Cost $129 Per Camper
Organization Loras College Men's Basketball
Contact Chris Martin
Phone (563) 588-7738
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Additional Information
SEPARATE SKILL DEVELOPMENT GROUPS PROFESSIONAL STAFF OF CERTIFIED TEACHERS COMPETITION & AWARDS EVERY DAY! FREE CAMP T-SHIRT

Dubuque Y – Union Park Day Camp & Summer Adventures!

June 7 – August 13, 2021
Location Dubuque Y & Dubuque Y Union Park
Event For Ages 5-14
Organization Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA
Contact Abbye Garcia
Phone (563) 556-3371
Website dubuquey.org
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Additional Information
Dubuque Y Union Park Day Camp has a strong emphasis on enjoying nature and being active in the outdoors. Kids will explore new ideas and develop skills they can use in all aspects of life! Summer Adventure children will be engaged in a variety of activities that promote their educational learning.